RIYL: persian rugs & heady nuggs
Label: Wick Records (Daptone)
Back in June of 2016, The Mystery Lights greeted the worldÂ hand-in-hand with Daptone’s brand new rock ‘n roll sublabel Wick Records.Â The blitzkrieg came quickly and unexpectedly, as blitzkriegs often do, leaving a lot of injured souls who missed out on the limited vinyl bundles.Â Let’s not make that mistake again, alright?
Now, the sixties are definitely over, literally andÂ politically, butÂ The Mystery Lights are a part of a long lineage ofÂ musical proselytizers who remind us that the spirit of that decade is far from dead.Â In fact, it’s just as alive as it was in some Pleasant Valley garage in 1964 as the chords of ‘Louie Louie’ filled the suburban streets.Â Â It’s asÂ pure as any Nuggets-era obscurity and as heavy as any of your favorite proto punk compilations.Â Tune in.
Wick Records has some delicious neon splatter vinyl after the ‘buy’ link.Â If that colorway was a Jelly Belly flavor, it’d be called ‘Acid Fry’.Â Check out the first single below!
Limited neon pink/yellow splatter vinyl available (1 per person) exclusively from the Daptone Shopâ€”while it lasts! Pre-orders begin shipping 1st week of May.
Please note: this is a color mock-up and all vinyl varies from record to record.
- Maybe Buy
- Not My Style
- Too Expensive